Fourth Grade Assistant Teacher

Dawson School   Lafayette, CO   Full-time     Education
Posted on August 2, 2022
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Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional full-time Fourth Grade Assistant Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.  We are committed to excellence of mind, body, and character and to the support of students’ efforts to reach their individual potential, meet the challenges of the world, and savor life.  


Dawson School Mission Statement

Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world. 


Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • K-5 classroom teaching experience
  • Experience with the Responsive Classroom framework is preferred
  • Demonstrated classroom management skills
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies
  • Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
  • Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies
  • Attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
  • Kind, joyful, and positive demeanor
  • Willingness to grow and learn


  • Support Lead teacher
  • Report to Director of K-5
  • Actively participate in the extracurricular life of the School
  • Participate in class trips, clubs, and Winterim
  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School

The salary range for this full-time position is $33,750 - $52,500 Compensation is commensurate with experience and relevant skills. Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401k, and generous time-off. 


Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Fourth Grade Assistant Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. 


No phone calls please.  Visit:

Dawson School

10455 Dawson Dr.
Lafayette , CO